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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Pender Island Public Library’s (PIPL) legal authority to collect personal information flows from the Library Act and section 26 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any personal information collected, used, or disclosed by the PIPL is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) and as such, the PIPL is committed to protecting member’s confidentiality and personal privacy.

Purposes for which Personal Information may be Collected

The PIPL only collects personal information as permitted by FOIPPA.

The primary purposes for which the Library collects personal information is for:

  • the proper administration of Public Library services and programs
  • the planning and evaluating of services and programs
  • other purposes consistent with and pertaining to library services and programs

Other purposes include, but are not limited to:

  • providing access to library materials, services and programs,
  • room rentals,
  • communications,
  • collection of fines and fees,
  • evaluating and improving services,
  • protection of Library property
  • security of users and staff.

Privacy Officer Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or how the PIPL treats your personal information collected, you may contact:

Library Director
Box 12, 4407 Bedwell Harbour Road
Pender Island, BC V0N 2M0

Phone: 250-629-3722

From Section 3.2 of the PIPL Operational Policies